Sociolinguistics - ARTS3691

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 24 uoc in the Linguistics stream

Excluded: LING2535

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Linguistics

Examines language in relation to society, with particular reference to the linguistic situation in Australia, and investates the correlations betwen linguistic variables and non-linguistic variables such as gender, age and social class. Topics include: regional and social variation, gender differences, politeness phenomena, language contact, multilingualism, language maintenance and shift, language policy and planning, and linguistic aspects of bilingualism.


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